National School Choice Week Team

Empowering Black Families in School Choice

As we celebrate Black History Month, National School Choice Week is proud to offer your organization a carefully crafted toolkit to help you mark this important month. This toolkit sheds light on valuable insights and effective strategies for engaging with Black families about school choice. By analyzing data and adopting appropriate messaging, you can establish […]

School Fairs During National School Choice Week 2024

Whether you are choosing your child’s first school, or whether you want to find a new or different school for your daughter or son, National School Choice Week is the time to start exploring public, charter, magnet, private, online, and home education environments! National School Choice Week 2024 featured school fairs in cities across the country. Independently planned by local […]

NSCW 2024 School Celebration Recap

During National School Choice Week 2024, the entire country is abuzz with excitement! Whether it’s school fairs, flagship events, or school celebrations, people from all over of all ages are coming together to celebrate the wonderful idea that every child should have the opportunity to learn, grow and excel. Thousands of students, representing traditional public […]

Saturday School Fair Spectacular: A Coast-to-Coast Recap of Educational Celebrations

National School Choice Week is in full swing and started strong with vibrant and engaging school fairs that unfolded this Saturday across the nation. Although Sunday marked the official first day of National School Choice Week, folks couldn’t contain their excitement and kicked things off early! As we immerse ourselves in the essence of choice […]

A Glimpse into How Homeschoolers Celebrate National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week 2024 is on the horizon, and homeschoolers are gearing up to turn this annual celebration into an epic extravaganza of joy, creativity, and educational freedom. From sharing curriculum ideas to hosting community events, homeschoolers across the nation are coming together to make School Choice Week a vibrant and exciting time for […]

New Survey: School Choice is K–12 Education’s “New Normal”

Imagine finding a school or learning environment where your child learns, thrives, succeeds, and is truly happy. In record numbers, moms and dads across the U.S. are doing more than just imagining. They are considering, searching for, and finding new schools that best meet their kids’ needs. The National School Choice Awareness Foundation’s January 2–4, […]

Survey Says: NSCW Survey Results are in!

Click here to access our January 16 survey results We believe that every child deserves access to high-quality education that meets their unique needs and prepares them for success. The survey is designed to capture the diverse perspectives of K-12 parents, emphasizing the importance of school choice. Explore our past surveys: We are committed to […]

Telling Your School’s Story during National School Choice Week

Every year, hundreds of journalists call and email us wanting to do a story about how NSCW is celebrated near them. That’s where you come in! Reporters want to talk to you, the community leaders and local voices that bring the message of School Choice Week to their readers, watchers, or listeners. Participating in the […]

Maryland School Choice Update 2023

Maryland’s BOOST Scholarship: Who it serves and how it works

Over the past seven years, about 20,000 low-income children in Maryland have received scholarships from the state to attend approved private schools that can better meet their learning needs. The program that makes this possible for families is Maryland’s BOOST Scholarship, short for “Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today.”  BOOST, which was established by […]

North Carolina School Choice Update

North Carolina sets largest expansion of school choice in 10 years in motion

Do you live in North Carolina and attend private school or hope to in the future? Thanks to the state’s new budget, all families will soon be eligible to apply for North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship program. This program provides scholarships for students’ private school expenses, including tuition and book fees. Once the scholarship expansion is […]

Ohio expands public education funding, private school scholarships

Budgets don’t just matter for economists. Ohio’s freshly signed state budget (HB 33) will have a real, tangible impact on the lives of school-aged children and their families. If your child attends a public school, community school (known in other states as public charter schools), or private school, there are changes in store for you. […]